Which Absolute Beginners?

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Goat Boy » 13 Feb 2018, 14:58

Anyway.....I love Absolute Beginners sweeping romanticism. I think it really captures that initial rush of love and adoration you experience with a new partner beautifully. The vulnerability, the nervousness, the conviction, all that jazz. Great record.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby clive gash » 13 Feb 2018, 15:01

K wrote:DAD asked him about this and he replied by posting some possible chords


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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Goat Boy » 13 Feb 2018, 15:03

I didn't understand the chords thing but I took it more to mean that histrionic Bowie thing where he goes a bit over the top. See also: Wild is the Wind, which Coan hates.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby The Modernist » 13 Feb 2018, 15:05

K wrote:
The Modernist wrote:The whole of the last few pages has been embarrassing to be honest.

I know you really like John, G, and he can't do much wrong with lots of members here, but he posted in this discussion (and that's what people are having) about overreaching chord changes. DAD asked him about this and he replied by posting some possible chords. I mentioned that the chords weren't particular special. In fact his chords were probably wrong.
Instead of engaging with the discussion he acted like a twat, calls in his buddy Gash, and was insulting.
And still, rather than engage in discussion, he won't. I have mentioned that had he explained himself it could have led to an interesting discussion, but John doesn't like that. He'd rather deflect.


Why we hide from the fact that he's the ultimate BCB troll, I don't know.


You must know pedantically trying to interrogate him is not going to yield any great insight, so why bother?
I knew what meant. He finds the record too over the top. It's a side of Bowie not everyone likes.

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Goat Boy » 13 Feb 2018, 15:05

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Griff wrote:The notion that Jeremy Corbyn, a lifelong vocal proponent of antisemitism, would stand in front of an antisemitic mural and commend it is utterly preposterous.


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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby The Modernist » 13 Feb 2018, 15:06

Goat Boy wrote:I didn't understand the chords thing but I took it more to mean that histrionic Bowie thing where he goes a bit over the top. See also: Wild is the Wind, which Coan hates.


Bingo.

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby The Modernist » 13 Feb 2018, 15:08

Well you insulted him a little bit yourself.

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby clive gash » 13 Feb 2018, 15:13

How civil should someone be to a poster who says he could batter the fuck out of them?
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Diamond Dog » 13 Feb 2018, 15:20

"All haste to save the internet!"

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby C. » 13 Feb 2018, 15:25

Diamond Dog wrote:Fancy answering the question then?


It's all there in my first post on this thread. Read it again if you like, matey

If you want to get into semantics find another soulless pedant.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby C. » 13 Feb 2018, 15:26

Goat Boy wrote:Image


:lol:

I fucking love that!
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Lord Rother wrote:Big Big Train’s Gregory Spawton sums it up pretty well

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Diamond Dog » 13 Feb 2018, 15:51

OCT wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:Fancy answering the question then?


It's all there in my first post on this thread. Read it again if you like, matey

If you want to get into semantics find another soulless pedant.



So it's the bombast and over-powering theatrics of the music?


See, wasn't so difficult was it?

Absolutely no idea what that has to do with 'over reaching chord changes' but, well, each their own.

Shall we move on now?
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby C. » 13 Feb 2018, 16:42

Diamond Dog wrote:
OCT wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:Fancy answering the question then?


It's all there in my first post on this thread. Read it again if you like, matey

If you want to get into semantics find another soulless pedant.



So it's the bombast and over-powering theatrics of the music?


See, wasn't so difficult was it?


Wasn't so difficult to what? read something again?

Aren't you ashamed that everyone else on the board apart from you and Hodgson understood it the first time around?


Diamond Dog wrote:Absolutely no idea what that has to do with 'over reaching chord changes' but, well, each their own.


I think you've already made it abundantly clear that you're a bit dense - why make people dwell on your confusion?
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Rayge » 13 Feb 2018, 16:47

OCT wrote:If you want to get into semantics find another soulless pedant.


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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Diamond Dog » 13 Feb 2018, 16:59

:lol: :lol:

Oh dear John.

Oh dear indeed.

:lol: :lol:
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Darkness_Fish » 13 Feb 2018, 17:04

This is making the threadcrapping thread seem less embarrassing.
Like fast-moving clouds casting shadows against a hillside, the melody-loop shuddered with a sense of the sublime, the awful unknowable majesty of the world.

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby C. » 13 Feb 2018, 17:11

Diamond Dog wrote::lol: :lol:

Oh dear John.

Oh dear indeed.

:lol: :lol:



Want to answer my questions, Pete?

Want an 'adult debate'?

:lol: :lol:
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby The Modernist » 13 Feb 2018, 17:14

I can't believe Ranking Ted started such a divisive thread. He must've known this would happen -he's the biggest troll of them all!

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Belle Lettre » 13 Feb 2018, 18:05

The Modernist wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:I didn't understand the chords thing but I took it more to mean that histrionic Bowie thing where he goes a bit over the top. See also: Wild is the Wind, which Coan hates.


Bingo.

Well then he meant overweening . We can move on!
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby The Remaining BCBers » 13 Feb 2018, 18:06

I might take a girl.
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